Salmon, sockeye (Oncorhynchus nerka)

(Walbaum, 1792); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called sockeye, red salmon, blueback salmon, kokanee
The sockeye salmon (anadromous form of Oncorhynchus nerka) is endemic to the Pacific Ocean and its tributaries from Hokkaido in Japan to the Anadyr River, Russia, and from the Sacramento River, California to Point Hope, Alaska. Freshwater, non migratory populations, known as kokanee, occur naturally in Japan, Russia, Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho, the Yukon and British Columbia and have been introduced elsewhere..
The body of breeding males is bright red with small black speckling (spots not... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
66.0 cm
Russian River, Alaska, USA
14-Aug-2021
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
74.0 cm
Kenai River, Alaska, USA
20-Aug-2011

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